Uber hikes fares in Lagos by 13%

Uber disclosed to drivers that it’s increasing the price on UberX.

The statement goes “At Uber, we remain committed to providing a reliable earning opportunity for driver-partners, as well as a reliable and affordable service for riders. With this in mind, starting 11th May 2021, we are increasing prices on UberX by about 13%.”

Indeed, drivers of Uber, Bolt and InDriver protested “systemic slavery”, with a 5-point agenda including an upward review of wages among other things?

Could this be Uber’s response to that? ‘Cause there’s a subtle implication in its messaging: “…to providing a reliable earning opportunity…”

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